Social Accounting

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Social Accounting

A way to calculate economic growth in which one aggregates the growth or decline of each sector of an economy. For example, suppose a simple economy has three equally-sized industries: agriculture, manufacturing, and construction. If agriculture has grown 5%, manufacturing has grown 2%, and construction has declined 1%, then the total growth is 6% (5% + 2% - 1%). A major example of social accounting is the calculation of a country's GDP.
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The seminar will discuss implementation of national accounting standards in the insurance sector, criteria for assessing the financial reports, requirements for disclosure of information and best practices in the use of professional accounting judgments in financial reporting.
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